Houston Astros Payroll Table

An updated look at the Houston Astros 2021 payroll table, including team totals, retained figures, and complete breakdowns of player salaries, and bonuses.

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Total Cap Allocations

$214,554,205 / 7th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$194,222,042

2021 Active Roster Payroll

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Player (29) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Altuve Jose Altuve 2B 9.072 Vet $29,000,000 $29,000,000 $26,000,000 $3,000,000 - -
Greinke Zack Greinke SP 16.057 Vet $35,000,000 $24,666,667 $32,000,000 $3,000,000 - -
Brantley Michael Brantley LF 10.131 Vet $16,000,000 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 - - -
Bregman Alex Bregman 3B 4.070 Vet $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $11,000,000 $2,000,000 - -
Correa Carlos Correa SS 5.119 Arb 3 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 $11,700,000 - - -
Odorizzi Jake Odorizzi SP 7.042 Vet $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 - -
Pressly Ryan Pressly RP 7.039 Vet $8,750,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000 - - -
Gurriel Yulieski Gurriel 1B 4.043 Vet $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $6,500,000 - $2,000,000 -
McCullers Lance McCullers SP 5.140 Arb 4 (S2) $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 - - -
Maldonado Martin Maldonado C 8.156 Vet $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 - - -
Castro Jason Castro C 10.104 Vet $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - -
Diaz Aledmys Diaz SS 4.100 Arb 2 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - - -
Raley Brooks Raley RP 1.045 Pre-Arb $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - - -
Stanek Ryne Stanek RP 3.038 Vet $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 - - -
Garcia Yimi Garcia RP 5.149 Arb 3 $1,900,000 $684,405 $1,900,000 - - -
Valdez Framber Valdez SP 1.163 Pre-Arb $637,300 $637,300 $637,300 - - -
Tucker Kyle Tucker RF 1.079 Pre-Arb $624,300 $624,300 $624,300 - - -
Alvarez Yordan Alvarez DH 1.113 Pre-Arb $609,000 $609,000 $609,000 - - -
Urquidy José Urquidy SP 1.049 Pre-Arb $604,200 $604,200 $604,200 - - -
Taylor Blake Taylor RP 1.000 Pre-Arb $599,100 $599,100 $599,100 - - -
Javier Cristian Javier SP 1.000 Pre-Arb $620,400 $580,290 $620,400 - - -
Garcia Luis Garcia RP 0.083 Pre-Arb $580,100 $580,100 $580,100 - - -
McCormick Chas McCormick OF Pre-Arb $570,500 $570,500 $570,500 - - -
Graveman Kendall Graveman RP 5.078 Vet $1,750,000 $456,960 $1,250,000 - $500,000 -
Maton Phil Maton RP 3.047 Arb 1 $975,000 $340,730 $975,000 - - -
Meyers Jake Meyers OF Pre-Arb $570,500 $196,288 $570,500 - - -
Siri Jose Siri CF Pre-Arb $570,500 $92,010 $570,500 - - -
Gonzalez Marwin Gonzalez 3B 8.133 Vet $570,500 $85,876 $570,500 - - -
Rosario Darwin Rosario P - - - - - -

2021 Injured List Payroll

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (5) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Verlander Justin Verlander SP 15.002 Vet $33,000,000 $33,000,000 $33,000,000 - - -
Baez Pedro Baez RP 6.059 Vet $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,500,000 $250,000 - -
Montero Rafael Montero RP 4.138 Arb 2 $2,250,000 $1,427,404 $2,250,000 - - -
Emanuel Kent Emanuel P Pre-Arb $570,500 $499,921 $570,500 - - -
Ivey Tyler Ivey P Pre-Arb $570,500 $193,221 $570,500 - - -

2021 Retained Payroll

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (8) Pos Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted
Smith Joe Smith RP $2,537,660 $2,537,660
Pruitt Austin Pruitt RP $395,060 $395,060
Straw Myles Straw CF $384,090 $384,090
Toro Abraham Toro 3B $371,107 $371,107
Singleton Jon Singleton 1B $250,000 $250,000
Garza Ralph Garza P $101,211 $101,211
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez P $92,010 $92,010
Hartman Ryan Hartman P $3,067 $3,067

2021 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $146,877,726 3rd
Injured List $39,870,546 4th
Retained $4,134,205 28th
Minor $3,339,565 9th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $194,222,042 4th

2021 Minor

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (15) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
1
Enoli Paredes
RP 1.000 Pre-Arb $596,900 $497,395 $596,900 - - -
2
Brandon Bielak
RP 1.000 Pre-Arb $599,000 $466,900 $599,000 - - -
3
Andre Scrubb
RP 1.000 Pre-Arb $601,600 $459,228 $601,600 - - -
4
Josh James
RP 2.030 Pre-Arb $602,000 $446,706 $602,000 - - -
5
Bryan Abreu
RP 0.064 Pre-Arb $574,100 $407,484 $574,100 - - -
6
Robel Garcia
2B 0.061 Pre-Arb $580,500 $393,246 $580,500 - - -
7
Taylor Jones
1B 0.042 Pre-Arb $570,500 $303,633 $570,500 - - -
8
Garrett Stubbs
C 1.024 Pre-Arb $570,500 $184,020 $570,500 - - -
9
Peter Solomon
P Pre-Arb $570,500 $67,474 $570,500 - - -
10
Jacob Wilson
2B Pre-Arb $570,500 $58,273 $570,500 - - -
11
Ronnie Dawson
OF Pre-Arb $570,500 $18,402 $570,500 - - -
12
Alex De Goti
SS Pre-Arb $570,500 $18,402 $570,500 - - -
13
Seth Martinez
RP Pre-Arb $570,500 $18,402 $570,500 - - -
14
Jairo Solis
P Pre-Arb - - - - - -
15
Forrest Whitley
P Pre-Arb - - - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 22, 2024
César Salazar, C

Optioned to the Minors by Houston (HOU)

Jul 22, 2024
Grae Kessinger, SS

Optioned to the Minors by Houston (HOU)

Jul 22, 2024
Aledmys Diaz, SS

Contract purchased by Houston (HOU)

Jul 22, 2024
David Hensley, SS

Designated for Assignment by Houston (HOU)

Jul 20, 2024
Dylan Howard, P

Signed a contract with Houston (HOU)

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